Circuit Court Judge J. R. Campbell, John Day, will fill the Oregon Court of Appeals seat vacated last December by Lee Johnson, announced Gov. Vic Atiyeh Friday in Salem. Johnson left the bench to become Atiyeh’s assistant when the governor took office in January.
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Circuit Court Judge J. R. Campbell, John Day, will fill the Oregon Court of Appeals seat vacated last December by Lee Johnson, announced Gov. Vic Atiyeh Friday in Salem. Johnson left the bench…
County studied for power lines: BPA considering two Grant corridors for 500 kV towers
Survey shows opposition to Portland TV signals
Governor Tom McCall appointed Oregon Tax Court Judge Edward H. Howell, 55, to the Oregon Supreme Court Tuesday. The vacancy was created Friday by Chief Justice William C. Perry’s announced ret…
Innocent verdict is returned
J. R. Campbell, John Day lawyer, began his duties as the 11th judicial district circuit judge Monday. Campbell was appointed by Governor Mark Hatfield to replace Edward H. Howell who was named…
Oregon’s 24th Judicial District is coming up on its 25th anniversary next year.
A more selective caseload with more time for judicial review are two of the differences former John Day attorney and judge J.R. “Bob” Campbell expects to find when he takes a seat on the Orego…
OPINION: Campbell good choice
So it was Jan. 1 (my mom’s birthday).
Hunting is weaved into the culture of Grant County, a rite of passage when they bag that first buck with their first rifle.
With eight northeastern big game units located either partially or fully within its borders, Grant County is a popular spot for bow and rifle hunters.
The mount from Jolynn Radinovich’s mule deer that she bagged in 2019 took the top spot in its category and second overall at the Head and Horns competition at the 2020 Pacific Northwest Sports…
I imagined the trickster called the bear out before dark.
Much to the displeasure of my wife, I often go hunting by myself. Usually because I can’t find anyone to go with me. Truth be told, I really enjoy it more when I can share the experience with …
A mild winter throughout the state produced excellent overwinter survival for big game species in all age classes.
There is an old saying in hunting: As soon as you’ve pulled the trigger, the fun is over and the work begins. I guess that could be considered true or false depending solely upon your definiti…
When it comes to scenery, Grant County seems to have it all.
The John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, with its multicolored hills, towering cliffs, canyons and fossil-rich areas, showcases more than 40 million years of geological history.
The Painted Hills is the place to go to experience a little bit of mars on earth.
Magone Lake is one of Grant County’s favorite places to cool off on scorching hot summer days.
At Bates State Park they don’t roll out the red carpet for you, but they do roll it up.
No matter where Stephanie LeQuieu goes, the companionship of music travels along with her.
Clinton Coalwell, owner of Custom Wood Creations, has been following his own path to custom-made craftsmanship.
Replacing the floors in a home is a surefire way to give it a new look. But purchasing quality flooring and hiring qualified professionals can get expensive fast.
Need a tiller, auger, bucket, jack hammer, stump grinder, trencher or sweeper? A compact track loader may be the perfect resource.
Adding a water feature to your yard or patio adds a cooling, relaxing element to your environment.
Hotter weather means running your air conditioner more to keep you and your family cool inside the house. For many families, that means more of an expense when it comes to the utility bills.
Wood-burning fire pits are wonderful focal points for the gathering space in your yard.
While you should welcome some insects to your gardens, there are other pests that are less welcome.
Let’s say your thumb isn’t exactly green. Let’s say it is, in fact, more gray or black than anything. That’s OK. You, too, can still have a gorgeous garden by following the USDA’s planting zones.
Bees and other pollinators — bats, butterflies, beetles, wasps and birds, among others — play a critical role in nature and in our food production system.
Summer weather means spending more time outside. And while you’re out there, you may notice that the winter months took a harsh toll on your exterior surfaces.
Jeff Thomas of Thomas Orchards is "cautiously optimistic" about this year's crop.
Grant County's official visitor guide.
Joe McCracken slowly rumbles in his hay truck across Crown Ranch’s muddy pastures Friday as heifers and calves meander over for morning feeding with snow-capped mountains off in the distance.
In honor of National Ag Week, March 21-27, I’d like to share a few things I’ve learned while working for Oregon Farm Bureau since 2004.
On National Agriculture Day, we recognize the unique and irreplaceable value that farmers, ranchers, foresters, farmworkers, and other agricultural stewards have contributed to our Nation’s pa…
Prairie City students are putting food on the table.
Here at Len’s Pharmacy, we have had a wild ride in 2020, and it looks like 2021 (part II) is lining up for more adventure! One thing we have learned over the last year is that life is full of …
Blue Mountain Hospital District is excited to announce a free sports injury clinic for Grant County student athletes. Whether you are injured on the field, in practice or have a nagging long-t…
With the stress of current events and living with a pandemic for roughly a year, people are struggling with mental health now more than ever.
A new face will be providing cardiology services at Blue Mountain Hospital.
As an optometrist, patients often express to me one of their greatest fears in life is to go blind. Fortunately for most of us, legal blindness will not happen in our life time. However, the m…
Let’s begin 2021 by bringing dental health into our overall health focus. The mouth and the body are not separate systems. Attention to the basics and dental-medical cooperation will give you …
Jim and Sandy Bay built Canyon Mountain Center in John Day as a venue for personal well-being, relaxation and self-discovery. CMC offers several stress reduction practices to support conscious…
Grant County spans over 5,000 square miles, and with Blue Mountain Hospital being the only hospital in the county, emergency medical services are one of the most important needs for our commun…
Seventy-five years ago, the 33rd President of the United States, Harry Truman, announced the end of World War II as Japan surrendered a month after atomic bombs leveled Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
John Day resident Leslie Traylor said her father, Oscar “Whitey” Lent, was always just her dad.
From May 21, 1948
The Bales Ranch south of Kimberly on Highway 19, owned by Minnie Bales, was sold to Art and Rena Waldorf in 1946. They named it the “W-4.”